Proactive care is an essential part of promoting and maintaining optimal breast health throughout life. At John T. Armstrong Jr. MD Inc. in Napa, California, John Armstrong Jr., MD, MS, and the experienced gynecologists provide comprehensive breast health care, including regular screenings, diagnostic services, and personalized guidance tailored to your individual needs. Call the office today or schedule an appointment online. Telehealth services are available for patient convenience and flexibility.
As you age, your breasts undergo many changes, making practicing good breast health increasingly important. They may change in shape and size as you undergo hormonal shifts, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, and other life milestones.
At John T. Armstrong Jr. MD Inc., your gynecologist encourages proactive health management and provides personalized care.
Practicing good breast health involves collaborating with your gynecologist and taking a proactive approach that may include:
A self-exam takes only a few minutes and involves carefully feeling for any changes, lumps, or irregularities in your breast tissue.
Your gynecologist may perform a more thorough hands-on exam to detect any changes you may not notice during a self-check.
These specialized X-rays help detect early signs of breast cancer and other abnormalities by capturing detailed images of your breast tissue.
Following a balanced diet, exercising regularly, and maintaining a healthy weight can help lower your risk of breast disease and cancer.
Many conditions can affect your breast health, including:
While many changes to the way your breasts look or feel are benign, some are serious and require prompt medical attention. Regular breast health screenings are critical in ensuring timely intervention.
Several factors can affect your breast health, such as:
At John T. Armstrong Jr. MD Inc., your gynecologist considers your unique risk factors when developing an individualized breast care plan to protect your health.
Some signs and symptoms of breast health concerns may include:
Suddenly warm or red breasts can also indicate an underlying condition or health concern that your gynecologist should examine.
John T. Armstrong Jr. MD Inc. provides comprehensive breast health care. Call or schedule an appointment online today, or book a convenient telehealth consultation.